Mr Martin Dion is a Swiss-Canadian national cumulating over 20 years of experience in the field of cybersecurity. He co-founded Above Security in Canada and Secure IT in Switzerland where he held the Chief Technology Officer’s position. After successfully exiting both companies in 2009, he became the Chief Information Security Officer of a private bank in Switzerland. In 2012, he joined the Kudelski Group and help in launching the Kudelski Security division where he currently holds the position of Vice-President for EMEA Service Delivery.
He studied business administration at HEC in Montreal, Risk Management at Kaplan and obtained a criminology degree in Security and Risk Management from Leicester University where he stills pursue post-graduate studies in the field of Intelligence and Security out of the Political Science faculty. He holds multiple cybersecurity professional certifications such as the Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM). He is a frequent speaker and lecturer on cybersecurity and emerging technology topics, and as an entrepreneur thriving on creativity, has been teaching business modelling and innovation at the Executive MBA level for the past 3 years.